Ep. 273: Incredible inside stories about Michael Jordan's baseball career
Publisher |
NBC Sports Chicago
Media Type |
audio
Categories Via RSS |
Baseball
News
Sports
Sports News
Publication Date |
Jul 10, 2019
Episode Duration |
00:39:04

On the 25th anniversary of Michael Jordan's quest to play baseball for the White Sox, Chuck Garfien takes a look back at this incredible journey with stories from those were there. Bill Melton talks about secretly teaching Jordan how to hit before the news broke that he was going to play baseball (4:18), Ozzie Guillen tells the story about playing a game of 2-on-1 basketball with Joey Cora against Jordan at a local gym (8:32), Frank Thomas discusses the MJ mayhem at spring training and if Jordan could have made it to the majors (12:18), Darren Jackson talks about playing outfield with Jordan and their exhibition game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field (13:10), Birmingham Barons broadcaster Curt Bloom on what it was like calling Jordan's games, the bus Jordan bought for the team, the day Jordan actually drove the bus, hitting a home run for his dad and more (24:00).

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